Wildlife of Costa Rica: Central America’s Garden of Eden

14 April 2018 to 26 April 2018
From £3,295
Trip destination: 
Costa Rica

Nestled between the Pacific and the Caribbean, fringed by powder-white beaches, Costa Rica is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. In this stunning setting, discover some of the world’s most unusual mammals such as sloths, tapirs and armadillos, as well as a host of monkeys and
fabulous birds from bright toucans, macaws and parrots to the prized resplendent quetzal. Accompanied by zoologist and ornithologist Professor Nick Davies, explore the waterways of Tortuguero, the rainforests, waterfalls and lakes of Arenal Volcano, the mist-covered Cloud Forests of Monteverde and the jungle beaches of Manuel Antonio.


  • Explore dramatic habitat diversity, from rainforests to powder-white sand beaches
  • Encounter incredible wildlife including squirrel monkeys, cheeky white-faced capuchins and white-nosed coatis
  • Look for birds such as roseates and northern jacanas and stunning butterflies such as the blue morpho
  • Enjoy carefully selected hotels and eco-lodges, convenient for exploring the national parks

Trip scholars

Professor Nick Davies (Wolfson, 1973), Professor of Behavioural Ecology at the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge

Booking details

Temple World
Tel: +44 (0) 208 940 4114

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